• April 30, 2024
  • Salary: $$28.76 - $36.41 depending on experience
  • Full-Time TERM ending April 2026

Are you dedicated to shaping the next generation? Do you excel in fostering nurturing environments where young minds can grow and thrive? If so, we invite you to become part of our dynamic team as an Early Childhood Educator! Dusk’a Head Start Family Learning Centre is looking for passionate individuals ready to make a difference. If you possess a genuine love for working with children aged 18 months to 5 years, along with qualities of compassion, kindness, and a deep commitment to nurturing young minds, we want to hear from you.


Join us in contributing to and enhancing the educational programming at Dusk’a. Your enthusiasm and dedication will help create a supportive environment where every child can reach their full potential.


Learn more about why our learning centre is leading the way: Our Centre provides a holistic service, folding families/caregivers into the child development process while responding to special and individual child development needs, and building a strong sense of place, belonging and self-identity concerning language and culture. The core program for the Centre is based on the Aboriginal Head Start Program with an emphasis on integrated early learning focused on whole family learning, aboriginal language and culture, and support for individual and special needs. Cultural programming is delivered in our Centre and daily meals and snacks are provided to children by the in-house cook in our kitchen facility.


Qualifications (what we look for on our resume):

  • Level 2 or Level 3 Early Childhood Education designation;
  • Recent experience working in a childcare setting with children 18 months – 5 years of age;
  • Experience planning, developing, and implementing a variety of recreational, social, life skill and parenting programming and activities relevant to First Nation children which meet group and individual needs;
  • Experience working in a First Nations’ early learning setting, or First Nations’ cultural capacity would be an asset;


Skills (what we assess on):

  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Tact, diplomacy and confidentiality skills
  • Passion for early childhood education and commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Ability to establish acceptance and trust with children and families


Please provide a copy of your Level 2 or 3 Early Childhood Education designation with your application. Your application may be rejected if this is not provided.


Conditions of employment/job requirements include:  

  • Early Childhood Level 2 or 3 Certification/Designation and a commitment to maintain and continue education (paid by the employer);
  • An acceptable pre-employment criminal records check with vulnerable sector search;
  • A valid Standard First Aid & CPR-C certificate;
  • Medical health requirements: TB Test, Immunization Record, “Fit for Work” designation from medical doctor;
  • Valid Yukon Class 5 Driver’s license, Class 4 is an asset.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources via email to resume@kdfn.net or in person to 35 McIntyre Drive. Note: For those submitting applications via email, you will receive a manual response stating that your email has been received. If you do not receive this manual response, please contact the Human Resources Unit at 633-7800.


For a full job description, please click here: https://www.kwanlindun.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/ECE-JD-Final-2020.pdf

We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Note: The KDFN Hiring Preference Policy is in effect.  KDFN reserves the right to underfill this position.

An eligibility list may be established from this competition to hire identical or similar positions in the future.

To apply for this job email your details to resume@kdfn.net